Reporting to the Sr. Director, Finance, HR & EDM Applications; the Lead PeopleSoft HR Developer (Techno-Functional) will work with the People at Columbia (PAC) PeopleSoft HRMS & Payroll Functional and Development teams to develop application code, unit test and troubleshoot issues for Columbia University's PeopleSoft Human Resources application. The Lead PeopleSoft HR Developer (Techno-Functional) will have deep functional knowledge of Oracle/Peoplesoft, TLAM, Human Resources and Payroll business processes and will act as the senior business analyst for the PAC team.
Act as Subject Matter Expert and primary contact for system users for functional and technical support covering various HCM modules like TLAM and Payroll.
Provide ongoing support and expertise PeopleSoft TLAM/Payroll.
Strong Knowledge of TLAM configuration management principles.
Conducts impact analysis, application development and unit testing to ensure the quality of the PAC systems application's current design and development standards.
New process/code development; custom enhancements to existing code, application patches/fixes/upgrades.
Data and/or process analysis; code documentation; performance tuning; enhancements.
Works closely with the project managers, functional team members and system administration teams to design, develop, test and implement project related changes.
Works in a technical and business analyst capacity with a good understanding of HRMS and Payroll business processes, functionalities, relational databases and PeopleSoft table structure.
Develops business requirements documentation, process workflow diagrams, and functional specifications, user acceptance test scripts, and other supporting documentation required for HRMS and Payroll changes.
Prepares functional and technical documentation necessary to support business process changes or creation.
Quickly understand the business issues and data challenges of the client's organization and industry.
Leads testing efforts.
Updates documentation and modifies impacted processes for database platforms when necessary.
Creates and reviews Technical and Functional Designs; unit testing; bundling/un-bundling of code using PeopleTools 8.58 or later versions of Tools and Oracle.
Weekend and off-hour work may be necessary on occasion.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required and/or its equivalent required.
Minimum 5-7 years??? related experience.
5+ years??? relevant work experience with PeopleSoft 8.x (v. 9.0 is plus) development experience with People Soft HR applications.
Experience working on enterprise wide projects a must.
Two full lifecycle PeopleSoft HR, Payroll and/or Finance implementation experience.
5 years??? experience with PeopleSoft development tools and Oracle SQL.
5+ years??? PeopleSoft development and integration experience with upgrades and patches.
5+ years??? experience developing PeopleSoft interfaces into legacy and 3rd party systems.
Strong knowledge of application development tools.
Excellent knowledge of PeopleSoft HR Database model.
5 years??? experience on full PeopleSoft implementations with recent experience (prior 2yrs) using PeopleSoft HR.
Excellent understanding of a systems development life-cycle methodology.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
Demonstrated excellence in a variety of competencies including teamwork/collaboration, analytical thinking, communication and influencing skills, and technical expertise.
Ability to work with changing priorities and with multiple projects.
Ability to be precise and attentive to detail is essential.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to work weekend and off-hour work on occasion.
Working with an enterprise wide, large-scale implementation.
Experience working with PeopleSoft Implementations in a Higher Education or Public sector environment.
Experience in supporting application release management or project roll-out or occasional operational. processing during the non-business hours or weekends.
Experience working within a matrix environment.
Demonstrated leadership ability.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.